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Reactions To Novel Drugs And Cosmetics Predicted With New Test
2013-05-28 10:07:48

Newcastle University A simple lab-based skin test which eliminates the risk of adverse reactions to new drugs, cosmetics and household chemicals has been developed by a Newcastle University, UK team. It uses real human skin and immune cells to show any reaction such as a rash or blistering indicating a wider immune response within the body. The development is timely as it offers a reliable alternative for the cosmetic industry as a ban on the sale of any cosmetic product tested on...

2013-05-15 23:30:51

Adaptrin®, a scientifically proven, all-natural herbal supplement drawing from traditional Tibetan medicine announced today, after its re-release this month, that it uses its 21 different herbs and minerals to serve as a bioprotectant that alleviates stress on the body. Adaptrin´s bioprotectant ingredients prevent wear and tear damage to the body´s cells and tissues, and the resulting premature aging, inflammation and disease. Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2013...

2013-05-01 12:36:38

Cinacalcet, a drug commonly given to patients with end stage kidney disease to help keep phosphorus and parathyroid blood levels within a target range and has few patient level clinical benefits and several adverse effects, suggesting that it should no longer be routinely prescribed, according to a study by international researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. These findings are important as cinacalcet has become the largest single drug cost for patients on dialysis in the US,...

2013-04-18 13:23:42

Monitoring pain and providing analgesics to patients in intensive care units (ICUs) during non-surgical procedures, such as turning and washing, can not only reduce the amount of pain but also reduce the number of serious adverse events including cardiac arrest, finds new research in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care. Although pain at rest is routinely noted, pain during procedures is less regularly reported and its effect on patients unknown. To assess this missing...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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